News: Special collections

Special Collections houses the Library’s rare books and pamphlets, manuscript collections, photographs, the University Archives, and the Map Collection.
24/50 The  Sacramento Union was a daily newspaper founded in 1851 in Sacramento, California. It was the oldest daily newspaper west of the Mississippi River before it closed its doors after 143 years in January 1994. For further information about the history of the paper, see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sacramento_Union ...
December 16, 2016 • Daryl Morrison
Special Collections is on intersession hours of 10am-4pm Monday-Friday from December 12-22, 2016 and January 3-6, 2017. We are closed from December 23-January 2, 2017. Happy holidays from all of us in Special Collections! ...
December 14, 2016 • Sara Gunasekara
23/50 Protesting the Vietnam war, fighting for civil rights and women’s rights, drug experimentation, free love, and questioning human sexuality and gender roles are examples of some of the issues that people from the counterculture supported during the 1960s. “Counterculture” described the hippie movement and those whose lifestyles ...
December 5, 2016 • Christine Cheng
22/50 The famed author Samuel Clemens (1835-1910) better known by his nom de plume Mark Twain was born in Missouri on November 30th so it seems fitting to celebrate one of our “50 features of Special Collections” on the Mark Twain bust owned by the library. The ...
November 29, 2016 • Daryl Morrison